Someone sent me this “Immigrant’s Apostles Creed,” by the Revd. Jose Luis Casal.
I couldn’t resist, and wrote my own Nicene Creed version.
Bear in mind that this isn’t an authorised text of the creed – if you’re using it in worship, it should be used to supplement one of the authorised texts (some of which can be sung).
I believe in God, the Father, the Almighty,
maker of a heaven and earth without borders or nations,
who led his people from slavery to freedom
through exile and exodus,
the God of homelands lost and found,
the God of Temple and desert, of manna and sacrifice.
I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord,
who was incarnate from the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary,
and was made human, joining us as strangers and exiles on the earth,
teaching us to desire now a better country, that…
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